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Jambo Guest House

4-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
1 Grove Road, Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8005, South Africa

4-star guesthouse with bar/lounge, near Cape Town Stadium
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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Location
Great location
Amenities
Great amenities
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Cleanliness
Could use a good cleaning

Jambo Guest House

from ZAR 2,100
  • Room (Bay)
  • Room (African)
  • Honeymoon Suite, Garden View
  • Room (Green)
  • Room (Rose)

What’s around Jambo Guest House

Landmarks

  • In Green Point
  • Cape Town Stadium - 9 min walk
  • Victoria and Alfred Waterfront - 12 min walk
  • Two Oceans Aquarium - 24 min walk
  • Cape Town International Convention Centre - 31 min walk
  • Greenmarket Square - 33 min walk
  • Castle of Good Hope - 39 min walk
  • South African National Gallery - 44 min walk

Getting around

  • Cape Town (CPT-Cape Town Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Cape Town Station - 9 min drive
  • Cape Town Bellville Station - 28 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

About Jambo Guest House

Putting you in a great location within a 15-minute walk of Cape Town Stadium and Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Jambo Guest House offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ZAR 490 per vehicle one way. You can relax at the spa tub, work out at the health club, or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Rooms at this upscale guest house get the details right with deep soaking tubs, premium bedding, and bathrobes. Fellow travelers say good things about the comfortable beds and bar.

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-6 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 6 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Please note this property has an onsite private well with filtration system available. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (11 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station pick-up *

Parking

  • Free nearby parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 20.00 km *

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
Services
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1880
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 40-cm TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Recreation

On Site

  • Health club
  • Spa tub

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Jambo Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Jambo Cape Town
  • Jambo Guest House Guesthouse Cape Town
  • Jambo Guest House
  • Jambo Guest House Cape Town
  • Jambo Guest House Cape Town, South Africa
  • Jambo Guest House Cape Town South Africa
  • Jambo Guest House Guesthouse Cape Town
  • Jambo Guest House Guesthouse
  • Jambo Guest House Cape Town
  • Jambo Guest House Guesthouse

Policies

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for golf tee times and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: ZAR 50 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for ZAR 550.0 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 490 per vehicle (one way)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8,0 From 8 reviews

Good 6,0
What you see is not exactly what you get......
We decided to stay at Jambo for our last night in Cape Town based on the location, positive tripadvisor/hotels.com reviews and the amenities offered for the price point (~£100-£115 per night). Upon arrival, we were quite frankly disappointed and somewhat bewildered by the overwhelmingly positive reviews we had read. Jambo is not a bad place to stay at, but I do think it appeals to a certain type of audience/traveller. If you are into the quirky, bohemian, homestay, get to know your hosts vibe, then this is the place for you. We stayed in the Garden room and the decor was very dated, worn, chintzy and overwhelming (to reference one other reviewers comments, it felt like staying at your granny's house). It was comfortable at best but in no way luxurious or modern. The TV was small - almost unwatchable from the bed and had a very limited number of channels. The "free" parking was on a public cul-de-sac that was so narrow you had to reverse out of it onto a main road and the "free" wifi was not available as standard but was begrudgingly offered as "....do you need to use my wifi?" In sum, had the price been ~£50-£60 per night, we would have had no issues at all but there are other hotels and guest houses in the cape that offer better facilities for the same price. Barry and Mina were lovely but they need to invest as much in their rooms as they do into their hosting to justify the price point.
Alex, gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Good location and host
Jambo guest house is in a great location - in walking distance to the V&A waterfront (around 30mins) and Sea Point and there are restaurant options within a 10 minute walk. Barry, the owner, is helpful and is keen to offer advice and make bookings on behalf of guests. The guest house has a home-like feeling but was a little too cluttered for me with lots of things in the rooms - personally, I prefer more space - and more things in the room means more dust in places you cannot clean. Overall a good stay - we were out most of the day and were in the rooms only at night. If you have a back problem, you might find the beds a little uncomfortable - too soft and jumpy for me.
Zahabia3 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Pleasant
Difficult to park, only 3 spaces to park in which were very tight. breakfast wasn't great.. tv in room very small couldn't see from lying in bed.
us2 night business trip

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